Category: Grit

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Grit: The Secret Ingredient to Success

From Psychology Today — Paula Davis-Laack writes “Gritty students tend to outperform their less gritty peers, and grit scores…

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Does your kid have grit? Does mine? (+video)

From CSMonitor.com — Estey Silva writes “The TED talk and NPR story got me thinking, how can I cultivate grit…

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Is Having Grit The Key To Success?

 From NPR — NPR/Radio Hour talks with Angela Duckworth. “Angela Duckworth is an assistant professor in the psychology department…

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On The Syllabus: Lessons In Grit : NPR

From NPR — Lenox Acadmeny in Brooklyn is trying to teach perseverance and resilience to middle school students.  They…

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How to Be Resilient: 8 Steps to Success When Life Gets Hard

From  TIME — One of the key components of grit is resilience — the ability to recover from setbacks….

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Morning Edition: Does Teaching Kids To Get ‘Gritty’ Help Them Get Ahead?

From WNYC — “Experts define grit as persistence, determination and resilience; it’s that je ne sais quoi that drives…

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On Grit | …In the Meantime

From  …In the Meantime — “Somewhere along the way, most of us bought into the notion that ability is…

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‘Grit’ Is More Important Than IQ

From Business Insider — “In a paper, “Self-Discipline Outdoes IQ In Predicting Academic Performance Of Adolescents,” Duckworth and colleague…

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Is “grit” the most important quality to possess?

From Barking Up the Wrong Tree — “Intelligence and creativity are great but you can’t quit when the…

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Why Tough Teachers Get Good Results

  From The Wall Street Journal — “Grit trumps talent. In recent years, University of Pennsylvania psychology…

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Grit – the tendency to sustain interest in and effort toward long term goals.

I don’t remember when I started being a fan of Angela Duckworth and her research on grit….

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True Grit: Can Perseverance Be Taught?

Angela Duckworth, Assistant Professor of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, discusses her research that shows that grit is…